Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty CEO Barbara Wolcott has been with the Hampton Roads Realtors Association for nearly 50 years.
The Hampton Roads Realtors Association presented Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty Chairman and CEO Barbara Wolcott with its 2019 HRRA Lifetime Achievement Award, the company announced Monday. The award is given to tenured HRRA association members who have made a recognizable and identifiable difference in multiple facets of the real estate industry. An association member
Victor Hoskins received the award from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, received the Ronald Kirby Award for Collaborative Leadership this week from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, the FCEDA announced Friday. The award recognizes non-elected government executives who work collaboratively with elected officials, stakeholders and their communities to shape a better region —
The utility awarded grants to nine Virginia organizations.
Appalachian Power awarded a total of $57,500 to nine Virginia organizations through the energy company’s Economic Development Growth Enhancement (EDGE) program, the Southern Virginia Regional Alliance (SVRA) announced Friday. SVRA was awarded $16,500 for marketing materials and videos of the southern region and regional mega-sites. “We are thankful for the support that Appalachian Power provides
Dr. Vaishali Geib has worked 20 years in Virginia’s medical industry.
Cigna has named Dr. Vaishali Geib as medical executive for its mid-Atlantic market, which covers Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland, the global health services company announced Friday. In her new role, Geib will focus on physician and hospital system collaboration, network development, client growth and retention, quality improvement and total medical cost reduction.
Petersburg Regency LLC seeks relief in insurance dispute
Virginia hotel operator Petersburg Regency LLC filed a $28 million claim in the LeClairRyan bankruptcy case Thursday in Richmond, according to the federal court filing. Petersburg Regency is seeking relief from an automatic stay in LeClairRyan’s handling of an insurance dispute from 2003’s Hurricane Isabel. An automatic stay ensures equality of distribution by preventing one
The Reston-based defense contractor will provide IT and cybersecurity support.
Reston-based General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has been awarded a $118 million contract to provide mission support to the U.S. Army’s Department of Information Network, GDIT announced Thursday. GDIT will provide broad IT and cybersecurity support to Network Enterprise Technology Command, Army Cyber Command and Chief Information Officer/G-6 out of Fort Huachuca near Sierra Vista,
Virginia Beach-based firm is general contractor for the projects, valued at $105 million.
Virginia Beach-based Breeden Construction LLC has been named general contractor for apartment complexes in Richmond, Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia valued at a total of approximately $105 million, Breeden announced this week. Construction began in fall 2019 on the Hampton Roads and Richmond properties and the Northern Virginia property will begin in early 2020. The
Low- and middle-income students pursuing degrees in high-demand fields would be eligible.
Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed budget will include $145 million to make community college tuition free for low- and middle-income students pursuing degrees in high-demand career fields, Northam announced Thursday. The Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) initiative will provide financial support to cover tuition, fees and books for eligible students at two-year public
The mega bank created from BB&T-SunTrust merger taps former SunTrust leaders.
Truist Financial Corp., the Charlotte, North Carolina-based mega bank created in December following the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, announced Tuesday it has named 24 regional presidents, three of whom will oversee the Virginia market. “Our ability to leverage our unique community model with its decentralized, regional structure combined with deep industry and banking expertise
The college partnered with Amazon Web Services and Sumitomo Electric on the event.
Danville Community College hosted a fusion splicing training and networking event on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Sumitomo Electric Lightwave for approximately 30 people, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. Fusion splicing is the joining of two optical fibers to create a continuous light path, carrying data to phones, internet